Major Victorian Painting Exhibition and Sale

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Major Victorian Painting Exhibition and Sale

June 13, 2014

Isabella and the Pot of Basil
by William Holman Hunt
Christie's London will be having their major Victorian Painting sale this upcoming week. The exhibition opens today and will remain open until the sale on the 17th. Works include important paintings by William Holman Hunt, George Frederic Watts, James Joseph Tissot, as well as many others. The total sale contains 142 lots.

To view the online catalogue, click here.

Viewing public auction presales is one of the best ways to see important works from a given period that are in private collections and are otherwise not on public view. Most if not all of these paintings are sold back into private collections and many are never put on public view again.